Gunner

Ernest Colin Browne

Conflict: 
WW2
Additional Information: 

Son of William Franklin Browne, and of Mary Ann Wallis Browne (nee Moxham), of Wellington City, New Zealand.

References:
  • CWGC
NZ WAR GRAVES

Public Contributions:

Ernest was born in Wellington on 02/02/1916. [Record since amended - NZWGT]

Personal Tributes:

Casualty

Service Number: 
1946
Name:
Ernest Colin Browne
Rank: 
Gunner
Date of Birth:
02 February 1916
Next of Kin: 
Mr W.F. Browne (father), 22 Crofton Road, Ngaio, Wellington, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
Not known
Enlistment Address: 
C/o D. Kennedy, Fielding, Manawatu, New Zealand
Occupation on Enlistment:
Farm hand
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
New Zealand Artillery, 4 Field Regiment

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
31 October 1942
Day of Death:
Saturday
Age at Death: 
26
Conflict: 
WW2

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force (2NZEF), 1st Echelon
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
05 January 1940
Destination:
Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery Reference: 
I. C. 25.
Cemetery Location: 
Egypt
Ernest Colin Browne
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